Timely Warning

Published: December 10th, 2020

Category: Gainesville Timely Warning

Timely Warning (20-07)

Crime: Vehicle Manslaughter, Aggravated Assault

Under the Clery Act, the University of Florida issues Timely Warning messages regarding Clery Act crimes which pose a serious and continuing threat to the campus community.

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, the University of Florida Police Department was made aware of an aggravated assault, a hit and run vehicle accident that resulted in the death of a UF student that occurred on December 9, 2020 near 2000 W University Avenue. The family of the student have been notified.

At this time the suspect is unknown and is believed to have been driving a BMW sedan. The Gainesville Police Department is investigating this incident. If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Gainesville Police Department Office Page at 352-393-7744 or via email at pagedj@cityofgainesville.org.

The University of Florida strongly believes that no person is responsible for harm inflicted by another person.

If you have been impacted by this incident, please reach out to the UF Counseling and Wellness Center at 352-392-1575. You can also visit the CWC in-person at Peabody Hall, Radio Road, and Cypress Hall.

Information for support resources, services and programs at the University of Florida can be found at: https://police.ufl.edu/clery/victim-resources/

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